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Now-Dec. 5 The Carrier Library and the history department will hold a King Leopold’s Ghost discussion group. Discussion will start noon-1 p.m. in the SE library and meet every other Friday through Dec. 5 to discuss Adam Hochschild’s book that chronicles the Congo region of Africa under Belgian rule.

Sept. 17 To celebrate Constitution Day, there will be a Constitution Day trivia game 8:30-10 a.m. in the SE Campus library. Students can play for a free cupcake and learn more about the day.

Sept. 17 NE Campus career services will have an open house and information session 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in career services (NSTU 1625A). Students and faculty can learn about and participate in a free online mock interview. Refreshments will be served.

Sept. 17 TR career services will host the 2014 Job Fair 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on TRTR Main Street in front of the bookstore. Several employers from Tarrant County will recruit students for jobs. Participants are urged to bring at least 30 resumes and dress professionally.

Sept. 17 The NW aviation department will present the grand opening of its new aviation facility at Alliance Airport 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The facility, previously belonging to Bell Helicopter, was completed during the summer.

Sept. 17 South Campus student development services will present Constitution Day to celebrate the anniversary of the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall.

Sept. 17 South Campus health services will sponsor the second of four weekly Nutrition Series classes presented by Laura Dehoyos from the JPS Network to teach portion control, carbohydrate counting and ways to read a label 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room.

Sept. 17 The NW Bridge Program will present Time Management 12:30-1:45 p.m. in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to manage their time and social lives. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 17 The impact of the U.S. Constitution on the federal bureaucracy will be discussed by University of Texas at Dallas public affairs professor John McCaskill 12:30-1:50 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus.

Sept. 17 The Walsh Library will host America’s Struggle for Equality: TCC NW Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act 12:30-2 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123) on NW Campus. NW history and government faculty will speak on topics such as the integration of college athletics in the South, the international effect of the American civil rights movement and school integration and the rise of private schools.

Sept. 17 Test-taking and study tips will be presented by NE counselor Anita Peters 2:30-3:30 p.m. in College Hall (NCAB 1111) on NE Campus.

Sept. 18 The TR transfer center will host Aggie Day during which students can learn about the transfer process, majors and admission information for Texas A&M 9 a.m.-noon in the fourth-floor Action Suite. For more information, contact academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1144.

Sept. 18 NW health services will offer a CPR class 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in WTLO 4104C. The class fee is $15. Students who complete the course will receive Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association. Registration is required. To register, call health services at 817-515-7603.

Sept. 18 South Campus career services will host Get Your Serve On, a service learning and volunteer fair to promote leadership, community service and more 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SSTU Dining Hall. For more information, contact senior office assistant Fran Long at 817-515-4551.

Sept. 18 The Walsh Library will host the second part of its 50th anniversary Civil Rights Act celebration, Life in Texas Before and After the Civil Rights Act: An Afternoon with Tarrant County Judge Louis Sturns 4-5:30 p.m. in the WTLO Walsh Library on NW Campus. Sturns was the first African-American on Texas’ highest criminal court. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call assistant director of library services James Baxter at 817-515-7229.

Sept. 19 The NW Bridge Program will present APA Formatting in Word 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in WTLO 3101A as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to succeed with writing in APA format. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 19 SE Campus will hold an intramural dodgeball tournament at 1 p.m. in the gym. Pre-registration was requested for those wanting to participate. For more information, contact health and physical education instructor Shazad Nazir at 817-515-3170.

Sept. 19 The Family Empowerment Center will host the Free Legal Clinic for Veterans and Spouses of Deceased Veterans to offer legal advice without regard to financial eligibility, sponsored by Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans, 2-5 p.m. in the SSTU Living and Forum rooms. For more information and to register, call 817-546-4460.

Sept. 22 The NW Bridge Program will present Information Literacy 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the east wing of the Walsh Library as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn skills to improve writing in APA format. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 22 South Campus student development services will present a conflict resolution workshop to help students identify conflict and learn methods to deal with it noon-1 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 22 The NW Bridge Program will present Critical Thinking: Balancing Life and School 2-3:30 p.m. in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to manage their time and social lives. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 22 TR’s academic and counseling center will present DBU Information Session for Dallas Baptist University to give students general information about university transfer and admissions 2:30-3:30 p.m. in TREF 7220. For more information, contact academic advisor Laura Escamilla at 817-515-1144.
Sept. 22 Chef Jon Bonnell of Waters Bonnell’s Coastal Cuisine restaurant in Fort Worth will speak at 4:30 p.m. in ESEE 1306. He will discuss his experience in the restaurant industry and running his own restaurant. Students can also ask questions of their own. For more information, contact culinary arts instructor Lauren Di Giovanni at 817-515-3609

Sept. 22 NE Campus students and employees can attend free Zumba classes 2-3 p.m. each Monday through Nov. 3 in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A). For more information, call NE health services administrative assistant Bernie Yee at 817-515-6056.

Sept. 23 TR health services will present the annual Health Fair, which will include a Carter BloodCare drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Action Suite A (TRTR 4202). For more information, contact health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

Sept. 23 Student activities will host Bank Day 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. in the North Ballroom. Students, faculty and staff can meet with representatives from area banks to get information about all the services they can provide.

Sept. 23 NW career services will host Yes, Your Resume and Cover Letter Really Matters 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. in WSTU 1406. The workshop will emphasize the need for a proper resume and offer format and styling tips. For more information, contact career services at 817-515-7785 or nw.careerservices@tccd.edu.

Sept. 23 The NW Bridge Program will present Critical Thinking: Balancing Life and School 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Walsh Library (WTLO 3102) as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to manage their time and social lives. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 23 Students can learn about the fundamentals of borrowing money 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in NBSS 1103 on NE Campus. The session will cover several different types of federal student loans, interest capitalization, the master promissory note and loan repayment. For more information, contact NE Campus financial aid at 817-515-6044.

Sept. 23 South Campus student development services will host a stress management workshop for students. Counselor Sandra Johnson will discuss the role of stress in one’s life and offer ways to deal with the stress of college 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 24 The NW Bridge Program will present MLA Formatting in Word 11 a.m.-noon in WFAB 2608 as part of its fall workshop series. Attendees will learn how to successfully create documents with MLA format in Microsoft Word. For more information, email Bridge Program assistant Talisha Simpson at talisha.simpson@tccd.edu.

Sept. 24 A luncheon for student organizations will be 12:30-2 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. The rules and regulations for clubs and organizations will be discussed. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 24 Students can participate in an intramural tennis tournament at 3:30 p.m. on the tennis courts on NW Campus. There is no fee and students, faculty and staff are welcome to play but must register in the WHPE gym by Sept. 22. For more information, call the health and physical education department at 817-515-7641.

Sept. 24, 25 The NE writing center (NACB 1117) will present A Rhetoric of Ice and Fire: The Appeal of Ethos in Westeros. English associate professor Edwardo Perez will focus on the use of language in A Game of Thrones 9-10 a.m. Sept. 24 and 6 p.m. Sept. 25. For more information, contact lisette.blanco-cerda@tccd.edu or 817-515-6798.

Sept. 24, 25 TR health services will provide free, confidential HIV tests with no appointments needed 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 24 and 2-5 p.m. Sept. 25 in TREF 1312A. For more information, contact health services coordinator Angela Virgin at 817-515-1337.

Sept. 25 South Campus student development services will present a How to Take a Test and Pass workshop to assist students with test anxiety and techniques to help with studying 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the SSTU Forum Room. For more information, contact student development associate Axel Leos at 817-515-4187.

Sept. 25 Students can attend What is College All About? 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Larry Darlage Center Corner (NSTU 1615A) on NE Campus. History instructor Andrew Hollinger will provide a framework that students can use to formulate objectives for their collegiate careers and provide the basis for their expectations about both the experience and results achieved. For more information, contact student activities at 817-515-6688.

Sept. 25 NW Campus student activities will host The Challenge of Leadership, the first Student Leadership Academy fall workshop 2-4 p.m. in the Michael Saenz Conference Center (WACB 1123). The interactive workshop will provide information about leadership styles. For more information, call student development associate Rachael McCloskey at 817-515-7794.

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